Film, Video Lest Liberty Perish: Joseph Pennell & World War I

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Title
Lest Liberty Perish: Joseph Pennell & World War I
Summary
Katherine Blood discusses the wartime work of printmaker Joseph Pennell, including "Lest Liberty Perish," an evocative image of New York City destroyed by the enemy. Created for the Fourth Liberty Loan Drive of 1918, his design was mass produced. The Library of Congress preserves impressions of virtually all of Pennell's graphic works.
Event Date
November 28, 2017
Notes
-  Katherine Blood is a librarian in the curatorial section of the Library's Prints and Photographs Division.
Related Resources
Design Drawing: 'Lest Liberty Perish': https://www.loc.gov/item/96514610/
Echoes of the Great War exhibition: https://www.loc.gov/exhibitions/world-war-i-american-experiences/online-exhibition/over-here/home-front-contributions/lest-liberty-perish/
Prints & Photographs Division: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/
Running Time
35 minutes 12 seconds
Online Format
video
image
online text

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